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Shiraz, Iran Newswire

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  1. "The Gambler" grabs awards at Iran Cinema CelebrationRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Tehran Times

    "The Gambler" has won awards for best director and best film in the short film section of the 17th Iran Cinema Celebration. The winners of the short film section of the celebration were announced during a ceremony at Tehran's Eyvan-e Shams Hall on Tuesday.


  2. Dreams of home on danger roadRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    ... Mohammad Zamani, 26, high school math teacher Zamani had a bag full of belongings when he left his home in Shiraz, Iran, nearly a month ago: clothes, toiletries, a gold chain, a watch. The bag is gone now. While being smuggled with about 40 others ...


  3. See What Happened When This American Couple Visited IranRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Budget Travel

    Adventure, Castles and Palaces, Art + Culture, Food + Drink, Historical Travel, Literary Travel, Markets and Bazaars, Nature Appreciation, Pop Culture and Travel, Temples and Churches, Walking Tours, Wildlife Appreciation, Tehran, Local and Public Transportation, Passports and Customs, Questions and Opinions, Safety and Security, Trip Ideas, Food + Drink, Solo The stone-carved grandeur of 2,500-year old Persepolis, the capital of ancient Persia, pictured here, one of Iran's 19 UNESCO World Heritage sites, the most of any country in the Middle East. Before we set off to Iran there was fear.


  4. A look at what migrants are carrying with them to EuropeRead the original story

    Tuesday | Greenwich Citizen

    ... Vojinovic, AP In this photo taken Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015, Mohammad Zamani, 26, a high school maths teacher from Shiraz, Iran, shows his ring after crossing from Serbia to Asotthalom, Hungary. Zamani had a bag full of belongings when he left his home ...


  5. Migrants reveal few possessions they pack as they trek across EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Daily Mail

    ... to Hungary. High school teacher Mohammad Zamani, 26, had a bag full of belongings when he left his home in Shiraz, Iran, nearly a month ago: clothes, toiletries, a gold chain, a watch. Mohammad Zamani, 26, lost a bag full of is belongings - ...


  6. John Kerry's and Valerie Jarrett's Family Ties to IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    ... Washington to the mix. It is none other than senior presidential adviser, Valerie Jarrett. Jarrett was born in Shiraz, Iran. Her father, maternal grandfather, and father in law were Communists. Valerie Jarrett had been leading talks with Iran in ...


  7. 28 Art Shows You Need To See This FallRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Huffington Post

    As we approach Labor Day and the unofficial end to summer, the only thing motivating us to open our laptops and begin another day anew is the thought of a new season of art exhibitions. Well, maybe that and the promise of cooler temperatures.


  8. Is Mozambique the New Qatar? The potential for GTL and LNG products...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | PRWeb

    SMi Group reports : Narkangan GTL and SPTEC Advisory will provide a regional analysis of the GTL market in Mozambique and West Asia at the 18th Gas to Liquids Conference in London Regularly visited by over a hundred experts from around the world, Gas to Liquids 2015 is sure to be one of the highlights of the industry Mozambique is set to become one of the world's largest exporters of LNG, after recent offshore natural gas discoveries made in the country since 2010. Roger Carvalho, Managing Director, SPTEC Advisory will be presenting on Day Two of SMi's 18th annual Gas to Liquids Conference.


  9. Tourists to go on Qajar-era shopping trip in TehranRead the original story

    Monday Aug 31 | Tehran Times

    Tourists can wander around the Qajar-era shops in modern Tehran from this October, Tehran Municipality announced on Sunday. Two shopping areas in Bab-e Homayun and Abbas-Abad districts are allocated to extinct occupations of Tehrani people during the Qajar era , the head of Tehran Municipality Welfare, Services and Social Participation Organization told the Persian service of ISNA.


  10. Rouhani faces pressure for release of Iran's political prisonersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 |

    Having struck a historic nuclear deal to end decades of enmity between Iran and the West, President Hassan Rouhani faces a fresh challenge at home, to win the release of leading political prisoners whose case has polarized the Islamic Republic. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani leaves after delivering a speech at plenary session during the Asian African Conference in Jakarta April 22, 2015.


  11. Biopower plants to generate 700MW of electricity in IranRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Tehran Times

    Some 700 megawatts of electricity will be generated by biopower plants in Iran by 2020, said Mohammad Sadeqzadeh, the managing director of Renewable Energy Organization of Iran. Biopower uses biomass, including wood, agricultural residues, and animal and human waste, to create electricity through various technologies.


  12. Oil near 6-1/2 year lows as China economy fears lingerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 |

    A motorcyclist fills his tank with petrol at a gas station showing the logo of Shiraz Petroleum Co. in Tehran, Iran, on Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015.


  13. Al-Azhar Sheikh invites Iran's Makarem to EgyptRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Tehran Times

    The grand imam of Egypt's al-Azhar Islamic Center Sheikh Ahmed el-Tayeb has invited Ayatollah Nasser Makarem Shirazi to a conference on the prohibition of shedding Shia and Sunni blood. El Tayeb in a letter to Makarem Shirazi stressed the need for maintaining Islamic unity, IQNA news agency reported Tuesday.


  14. Iran's historical wall of Darabgerd to be registered in GuinnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Payvand News of Iran

    Heritage activists in Iran have embarked on a project to get a historical wall in southwest Iran registered in the Guinness Book of Records. Mohammad Bagher Mohajer, director of a local NGO in the province of Fars, said Monday that plans are underway to enlist Darabgerd as the world's longest mud brick wall.


  15. Iran on the way to turn tourism into industry: officialRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 23 | Tehran Times

    Iran's tourism is on the way to turn into an industry, the deputy director for development affairs of Iran's Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicraft Organization told a press conference on Sunday. "As an industry, tourism should be profitable to attract investors of private sector," Saeid Shirkavand said.


  16. HafezRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | The Free Dictionary

    His collected works composed of series of Persian literature are to be found in the homes of most people in Iran , Afghanistan and Tajikistan , who learn his poems by heart and use them as proverbs and sayings to this day. His life and poems have been the subject of much analysis, commentary and interpretation, influencing post-fourteenth century Persian writing more than any other author.


  17. Toronto Fest Clip: Salma Hayek Seeks Answers In 'Septembers Of Shiraz'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | Deadline

    EXCLUSIVE: Here's a glimpse of director Wayne Blair's thriller Septembers Of Shiraz , based on the best-selling novel by Dalia Sofer. The film will debut at this year's Toronto International Film Festival as a Gala presentation.


  18. Mohammad Ali Taheri, founder of an Iranian spiritual doctrine, on...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | CNN

    "Mohammad Ali Taheri" is an Iranian writer, an alternative health practitioner and the founder of the spiritual doctrine of Halqeh Mysticism and its two complementary and alternative medicines of Faradarmani and Psymentology in Iran. He has been sentenced to death by the regime on 1st of August 2015 in response to his peaceful exercise of his rights to freedom of religion and freedom of expression.


  19. Demonstrations in Tehran and Isfehan in protest to death sentence...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | CNN

    On Sunday, August 16, 2015, a group of people gathered in Tehran in front of the Iranian Ministry of Justice to demand the release of prisoner of conscience "Mohammad-Ali Taheri". "Dr. Mohammad Ali Taheri" is a writer, an alternative health practitioner and the founder of the spiritual doctrine of Halqeh or Interuniversal Mysticism and the two complementary and alternative medicines of Faradarmani and Psymentology.


  20. Larijani: Parliament should assess nuclear dealRead the original story

    Friday Aug 21 | Tehran Times

    The Majlis needs to assess the recent nuclear deal reached between Iran and major world powers, Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani said. The Parliament appointed 15 lawmakers as members of an ad hoc committee tasked with reviewing the agreement, Larijani said during a meeting with local officials in the southern city of Shiraz in Fars province on Thursday.